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Reel Sisters Is 1st Academy Qualifying Fest for Shorts by Women of Color

Reel Sisters Is 1st Academy Qualifying Fest for Shorts by Women of Color

Reel Sisters Makes History As First Academy Qualifying Film Festival for Shorts Devoted to Women of Color! Reel Sisters’ Status Gives Women of Color A Path to Oscar Nomination! Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series makes history this year by becoming the first Academy Qualifying Film Festival for narrative shorts devoted...
Reel Sisters Film Festival

Reel Sisters Film Festival

Lorraine Hansberry Documentary

Lorraine Hansberry Documentary

Awards Presenter Kasi Lemmons

Awards Presenter Kasi Lemmons

AWARD PRESENTERS Kasi Lemmons A proven talent as an actress, director and writer, KASI LEMMONS, continues to creatively tantalize with her thought provoking body of work. Lemmons’ work as an actress includes roles in Jonathan Demme’s “Silence of the Lambs” opposite Jodie Foster, John Woo’s first American film, “Hard Target,” Rusty Cundieff’s parody of the...
Performers at Awards Ceremony

Performers at Awards Ceremony

Performances & Special Screening Derick Cross (aka D. Cross) is a multidimensional visual and performance artist who creates imagery in order to reach deep inside the viewer of his artwork. His work is part of the collections of Erykah Badu (Grammy Award-winning Singer-Songwriter), Ed Lewis (Founder of Essence Communications), Ruby Dee (legendary actress), Judith Jamaison...